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Chickpea Desi Variety ICCL 80074 (ICCC 37)

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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ; Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Chickpea desi variety ICCL 80074 (ICCC 37) / International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
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Purpose of Identification

ICCL 80074 (ICCC 37) has given consistently high yield over the locally adapted cultivar at research stations and in the farmers' fields in Andhra Pradesh. Due to its good yield and stability of performance, it was released in September 1989 for general cultivation by the Government of Andhra Pradesh under the name "Kranthi".

Origin and Development

ICCL 80074 was developed from a three-way cross, P 481 x (JG 62 x P 1630), made in 1974/75 postrainy season at ICRISAT Center. Following  single-plant selection in the F2 and later generations except in F4, it was finally bulked in the F8 generation in 1979/80 as selection number ICCX 74754-2P-LB-1P-1P-2P-BP. It was entered in the International Chickpea Screening Nursery-Desi Short Duration (ICSN-DS) as ICCL 80074 in 1980/81. In 1981/82 it was tested again in the ICSN-DS. Based on its good performance for 2 years, it was promoted to the International Chickpea CooperativeTrial-Desi Short Duration (ICCT-DS) and also contributed to the Gram Initial Evaluation Trial (GIET) of the All India Coordinated Pulses Improvement Project (AICPIP) in 1982/83, as ICCC 37.

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